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Manatee Cove Golf Course

Building 1500, (321) 494-7856

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NOTICE: As a Department of Defense Installation, the need exists to ensure all civilians undergo a thorough background check before entering Patrick AFB. Therefore; effective immediately, civilian customers of the Manatee Co ve Golf Course who are in possession of a base badge may not escort or sponsor additional personnel on base. All civilians desiring to play golf at Manatee Cove must be cleared by applying for civilian base access.

Manatee Cove is a scenic 18-hole golf course, par 72, located between the Banana River and the Atlantic Ocean. The course covers 260 acres and is shared by many wild animal species.

Tee Time Procedures

Tee times can be made by two different methods. A tee time can be made over the internet at the web site under the golf course page or by a customer calling directly into the starter and/or pro shop. Advance tee times are made available to customers by their current status.
- Each authorized customer may make a maximum of up to 3 tee times by calling into the starter.
- Customers must initiate their own tee time process. The only authorized blocking of tee times is for approved tournament or league play.
Advance Tee Times
- 14 Days in Advance: Active Duty (AD), All Ranks. Type of play (dailygreen fees, annual fees or pass, or other methods) does not matter.
- 12 Days in Advance: DoD ID card holders of Team Patrick including DOD Mil/Civ Retirees, DoD Civilians and DoD Contractors who purchase an Annual Pass (annual green fee) or Country Club.
- 10 Days in Advance: Non-DoD ID card holders: Civilian members of the general public who are allowed to use the course by purchasing an Annual Pass (annual green fee) or Country Club designation.
- 7 Days in Advance: DoD ID card holders (except AD military refer to item 1) who pay the Annual Fee for membership at a greatly reduced cost and pay a surcharge every time they golf.
- 5 Days in Advance: DoD ID Card Holders of Team Patrick including DOD Mil/Civ Retirees, DoD Civilians and DoD Contractors who pay daily green fees.
- 2 Days in Advance: Non-DoD ID cardholders/Civilians in the general public who are allowed to use the course and pay daily green fees.
Active Duty Tee Times
- The golf course will reserve active duty tee times on Saturdays and Sundays to accommodate active duty “walk-ons.” The tee times will be annotated as “starters tee times” on the tee sheets. The starter will not release these times for general use by non-active duty golfers until 15 minutes prior to the scheduled tee time that is not used.
- Saturday active duty tee times will be 7:32 am, 9 am, and 11:32 am
- Sunday active duty tee times will be 7:32 am, 9:32 am, and 11:32 am


  • Begins Feb 17 - limited to the first 64 players who sign up/pay starting Jan 3 in Pro Shop: four 16-person flights based on handicaps. Winners of each flight compete against each other to crown The Course at Manatee Cove Match Play Champion! Matches run from Saturday thru Friday. You have one week to play your match; if a time cannot be determined, it must be played on the Friday of the current week. Once a time has been determined, contact the Pro Shop so a card can be made and tee time scheduled. $20: Green Fees and Cart Fees are paid separately at time of match. Tees selected at time of sign up will be used for each match. Must have a USGA Handicap at Manatee Cove. Save $5, sign-up before COB Feb 15th (cut off). See Steve Waggoner for more information and rules & Jerry Waldrop for Handicap questions. Prizes: Match Play Club Champion will receive an Annual Pass provided there is a full field (64 players). All others will receive prize money in the form of credit in the Pro Shop for golf fees or merchandise.

  • Tue, Mar 20, 3 pm shotgun start. Anything goes! Not yur typical golf scramble! Sign-up as a 4-person team or single & we’ll pair you up. The superintendent can set the course up anyway he wants, so be prepared! The only rule he must follow is the pin must be on the putting surface. The only rule players must follow is to use at least one drive from each player. Team handicap: 10% of team total. Sign up starting Feb 21st in the Pro Shop. Country Club $12; Annual Pass $22; Annual Fee & Active Duty: $28; All Others: $33. Save $5, pay by Mar 18th! Must have a GHIN Handicap or Play Scratch. Prizes: Credit Book in the Pro Shop. Closest to the pin prizes and Superintendent’s Surprises.

  • Wednesdays and Saturdays, after 4 pm! What do you get when you combine soccer and golf? The amazing, incredibly addictive sport of FootGolf! FootGolf is a sport that combines the rules of golf with the skills and the fun of soccer! Set at golf courses on specifically designed FootGolf courses, you play with a standard-size soccer ball and keep score like golf - the lowest number of kicks into the hole wins! This family-friendly sport is easy-to-learn and fun for groups of all ages and skill levels. Come kick it with us and enjoy the new sport of FootGolf! Active Duty & Junior (17 and under): $8, Cart: $8, Retired Military, DoD and Contractors: $10, Rental Soccer Balls: $3, Civilian Guests: $12.
    Family Package: 2 adults and up to 2 children ages 6 - 17: $25. Package includes fees, cart and rental if needed.


      Our PGA Professional is available by appointment to give golf lessons. Lessons are scheduled by calling the Pro Shop at 494-7856. TIPS FROM THE PRO Wed from Noon to 1 pm on the driving range.

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      Joining up is easy, cost effective and budget-friendly with our 12-month payment program! Annual pass payment options start as low as $56 per month. We also have a “Country Club” all-inclusive package featuring unlimited golf, unlimited cart rentals (both push and electric) and range balls for as low as $171 per month.

      CATERING IS AVAILABLE - Plan your next affair with us!

      Contact our catering professional at 321-494-7492.